The Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code is partnering with Purdue University and Michigan...
With the goal of creating a physical residence for new thinking, Pentair has opened a...
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The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo was truly where it all came together for the pool and spa industry. Council meetings, seminars, training and parties took center stage as members mingled, conducted business and renewed acquaintances. Award winners were celebrated and recognized by their peers, leaving us all with a great reminder of what is good and honorable in our industry.
Left to Right: Mark Thompson, Absolute Pool & Spa Care; Sherrie Thompson, Absolute Pool & Spa Care; Tim Rogers, BioLab; Craig Sears, Sears Pool Management Consultants
Left to Right: Drew Schaarschmidt, Courtney Schaarschmidt, and Jeff Hunt, from Cox Pools.
Left to Right: Rich Gottwald, APSP; Rich Garbee, GLI Pool Products
Left to Right: Kristin Woiteshek, Nordic Hot Tubs; Maurizio Vozza, Nordic Hot Tubs; Scott Hunsaker, Councilman/Hunsaker & Associates
Left to Right: Kathleen Carlson, Aqua Quip; Denise Migliaccio, The Pool & Spa Place
Left to Right: Dr. William A. Kent, Team Horner; Jack Manilla, Portofino Pools
Left to Right: Seth Ewing and Kenya Thomas, APSP
Left to Right: Brett Symes and Chris Dudley, HomeAdvisor
Brett Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing (At Dry Erase Board); Lawrence Caniglia, Northeast Spa & Pool Association (Behind Brett in the blue shirt); Mark Thompson, Absolute Pool & Spa Care, Inc (Directly behind Brett)
Jon Dongell, Pebble Technology International Presentation: APSP-12 Plastering Standard "A Standard Above"
Foreground, Left to Right: Jatinder "JT" Sidhu, Coast Spas; Nathan Coelho, Master Spas
Left to Right: Troy McGinty, Hayward Industries, Inc. Crystal Lengua, SMP Specialty Metal Products
Left to Right: Eddie Rossi, DesRochers Backyard Pool Co. Joe DeFuria, Bioguard
Left to Right: Cristian Martinez, guest of Absolute Pool & Spa Care; Dulce Garcia and Josh Fisher, Absolute Pool & Spa Care; Brett Symes and Chris Dudley, HomeAdvisor Josh Herrington, Absolute Pool & Spa Care
Last month, we published a discussion about the murky subject of biofilm. I researched and wrote the story to fill in what...
Commercial property can be expensive, which leads some industry professionals to run their business out of their home. Storing materials, especially harmful chemicals, becomes a difficult task. What is the best storage solution? Industry pros share their insights:
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It's imperative small retailers to create a unique experience for their customers — something they can't find anywhere else. Product customization is an excellent way to provide just that. It's a way for small business owners to differentiate themselves from their big-box and online competitors.
For years, aquatic retailers have used this strategy when selling pool and spa water treatment packages — but why not use this same approach with a cleaning system? This level of...
The Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code is partnering with Purdue University and Michigan State University to conduct a study on indoor air quality at public pools.
More specifically, the study will determine the exact operating conditions for indoor pools that will help prevent the buildup of disinfection byproducts. DBPs are formed when the chlorine used in pools to kill germs binds to the body waste swimmers bring into the pools (sweat, urine, etc.). When DBPs build up in...